State Report Cards


Key Findings

  • Louisiana’s nursing home care is the second worst in the nation, failing every staffing measure.
  • Louisiana’s nursing home residents receive a paltry 32 minutes of professional nursing care per day.
  • Louisiana has the fewest number of facilities with above average registered nurse staffing.
  • Louisiana’s failing nursing home care ranks third out of four states in the Southwest Region, scoring the region’s worst grades in direct care staffing, registered nurse staffing, and percentage of facilities with deficiencies.

News Release


CriteriaRaw DataGradeRank
% Facilities With Deficiencies97.14%F46
% Facilities With Severe Deficiencies16.07%C21
Direct Care Staffing Above Average22.91%F50
Direct Care Staffing Hours2.21F46
Health Inspections Above Average35.13%B15
RN Hours0.54F48
RN Staffing Above Average8.00%F51
Verified Ombudsman Complaints80.12%C30
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